Philaethria andreiAndrew V. Z. Brower
IntroductionRanges from southern Venezuela throughout the Guiana Shield to near the mouth of the Amazon in Brazil. Larvae recorded from Passiflora laurifolia (Brévignon, 2002).
CharacteristicsDistinguished from the sympatric P. dido by the broad, brown outer submarginal band of the ventral hindwing (Constantino & Salazar, 2010).
Philaethria andrei andrei Brévignon, 2002 - mouth of Amazon to southern Venezuela
Philaethria andrei orinocoensis Constantino & Salazar, 2010 - llanos of the Orinoco Basin in Venezuela
Brévignon, C. 2002. Description d'un nouveau Philaethria provenant de Guyane Francaise et note sur sa biologie (Lepidoptera, Nyphalidae, Heliconiinae). Lambillionea 102: 469-473.
Constantino, L. M. and J. A. Salazar. 2010. A review of the Philaethria dido species complex (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae) and description of three new sibling speceis from Colombia and Venezuela. Zootaxa 2720: 1-27.
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